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Your own personal Google.

Like many people these days, the internet is now an extension of my brain. I find new knowledge and skills simplely by googling it. In the complicated world we live in, there is only so much you can hold in your awareness at one moment. The internet provides the opportunity for near-line memory. A hook into billions of other brains. The question is how to control it, search it and like any good memory system cross-referrence current knowledge with past expereince. So many times I’ve remebered something I’d see on a webpage that would help me now, but I for the life of me could could not find the bookmark or the right google expression.

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View out the window?

Wouldn’t it be nice to have this view outside your window:
Crescent Earth photographed during return trip from Apollo 11 .

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